All Ages, Classical & Opera

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Presents The Passion of Dido

When: Sat., Nov. 7, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m. 2009

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestrais pulling out all the stops for Henry Purcell's 350th birthday celebration. Don't miss their highly anticipated program, The Passion of Dido. Consisting of five works, its centerpiece is a concert performance of Dido and Aeneas. Conducted by Nic McGegan, the fabulous lineup of soloists includes Susan Graham, William Berger, CyndiaSieden, Celine Ricci, Jill Grove, and local favorite Brian Thorsett. Backed by the Philharmonia Chorale, directed by Bruce Lamott, this will be quite the event. At the First Congregational Church (2345 Channing Way, Berkeley) on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. $35-$90. 415 392-4400 or

Jason Victor Serinus

Price: $30-$75

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